2022-2023 CBC Meeting and Trip Schedule

DateStartEventDirectionsTrip Leader
Nov. 78::00 a.m. (1/2 hr. before sunrise for Oil Well Rd)Bird Rookery at 8:00 a.m.Directions and trip information

Google map to Oil Well Road
Arthur Sissman
Nov. 148:00 a.m.Bunche BeachDirections To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkTom Olkowski
Nov. 201:00 p.m.CBC Meeting pot luckWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Nov. 218:00 a.m.Lakes ParkDirections To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkJose Padilla
Nov. 288:00 a.mFlint Pen Strand PreserveThe address is 15970 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. (Google Map).Rick Mears
Dec. 4-58:00 a.mEverglades National Park (details TBD)Vince McGrath
Dec. 112:00 p.m.CBC Meeting Speakers: McQuades on Birding in HawaiiWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Dec. 128:00 a.m.Torry Island Campgrounds-Belle GradeGoogle map to Torry Island Campground Vince McGrathe
Dec. 19Christmas Bird Count
Dec. 268:00 a.m.Bunche BeachDirections To Bunche Beach and Lakes ParkTom Olkowski
Jan. 28:00 a.m.6-mile Cypress NorthThis is on Luckett Rd. east of 75 but you have to take another exit to backtrack to Luckett Rd which does not go through from 75. I suggest using hotspots and follow those directions (Google Map).Pete Erickson
Jan. 82:00 p.m.CBC Meeting Speaker: Scottish birder on birding in ScotlandWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Jan. 9-11St. Marks NWR (details TBD)Vince McGrath
Jan. 168:00 a.m.Myakka River State ParkGoogle map to Myakka River (boat ramp area) Vince McGrath
Jan. 238:00 a.m.Marsh Trail-Big Cypress-Kirby StorterDirections to Marsh Trail/Kirby StorterKen Hodgson
Jan. 308:00 a.m.Celery FieldsInformation and DirectionsM. & F. Yorkston
Feb. 5-7Merritt Island with other stops TBD (Orlando Wetlands; Lake Apopka?details to be announcedK. Hodgson
Feb. 138:00 a.m.Ding DarlingMeet in the left hand parking lot of the Visitor Center (Google Map) fees for crossing the bridge and $5.00 entrance fee; senior pass acceptedJudy Davis
Feb. 192:00 p.m.CBC Meeting Speaker: Dotty Morrison on Birding in EcuadorWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Feb. 208:00 a.m.Northwest Cape CoralBoots are recommended for this trip. DirectionsPete Erickson
Feb. 278:00 a.m.Punta Gorda Birds+: meet at Prarie PreserveGoogle map to Prarie Preserve Vince McGrath
Mar. 68:00 a.m.Pine IslandDirectionsKen Hodgson
Mar. 122:00 p.m.CBC MeetingWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Mar. 139:30 a.m.Green CayGoogle map to Green Cay
Mar. 208:00 a.m.Babcock WebbDirections and MapsVince McGrath
Mar. 278:00 a.m.6 Mile CypressDirections and MapJose Padilla
Apr. 21:00 p.m.CBC Meeting pizza partyWa-ke Hatchee Park Rec. Center Directions
Apr. 38:00 a.m.Alva area. Meet at Franklin Lock on 80Directions and MapStan Damon
Apr. 108:00 a.m.Sanibel LighthouseGoogle map to Sanibel LighthouseVince McGrath
Apr. 178:00 a.m.Fort DesotoFor directions click [Here]Vince McGrath